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What makes the tide Red?

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February 04, 2012 11:22PM

If you are referring to the Red Tide, then, it is a form of algae called "Gymnodinium breve". Not everyone agrees on the reason the algae booms, and causes the water to appear red, but it is said to be a natural phenomena and it's not good for the ocean life or people. you shouldn't eat fin fish that are from a red tide area, red tide produces potent neurotoxins.